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FIRES

Multiple fire departments were dispatched to the scene, as well as aircraft and tracked vehicles from the Department of Natural Resources.
Know the latest fire danger and burning restrictions from the Minnesota DNR
The Brainerd Fire Department reports several wildfires over Memorial Day weekend

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The fire weather outlook includes all of Aitkin, Cass, Crow Wing and Wadena counties.
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The Dispatch publishes records as part of its obligation to inform readers about the business of public institutions and to serve as a keeper of the local historical record.
Over 2,800 firefighters from Canada and the United States were battling about 93 active wildfires on Friday, and more were expected to join on Saturday.
Air quality expected to be at unhealthy levels in Brainerd area
A band of very heavy ground-level smoke from wildfires in northern Alberta and Saskatchewan will push into Minnesota.

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Other calls included vehicle crashes, a 3 acre grass fire and a vehicle fire.
The Brainerd Fire Department responded to the fire, reported at 11:34 p.m. Sunday, May 14, on the 200 block of North Fifth Street.
The alert is in effect from 4 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 16. Smoke from Canadian wildfires is expected to create unhealthy conditions for sensitive groups, such as those with lung or heart disease.

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